Articles By: SAP

SAPinsider Whitepaper: Transform the Supply Chain and Logistics Into Demand Networks

Discover how the supply chain is undergoing tremendous change; once a complicated, siloed bundle of functions ranging from manufacturing to production and delivery, the supply chain is now extended to reflect the importance of networks to the modern business. Learn how these networks connect businesses to customers.

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Forrester: Ultra-Fast Data Access Is The Key To Unleashing Full Big Data Potential

Analyzing big data is critical for enterprises to serve customers and improve overall business performance. Historically, data access, processing, and analysis were most important for reporting on business performance, followed by customer insights and business intelligence, but our study revealed that customer insights will replace business performance as the top priority for data processing and analysis. This supports Forrester’s overarching […]

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Rethink Performance Management to Run Simple

Performance management is no longer aligned with the needs of todays organizations. In fact, many traditional HR practices are poor fits for todays rapidly evolving business dynamics. Discover why analytics may be the key to revolutionizing performance management and other HR processes.

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Digital Finance: Transforming Finance for the Digital Economy

Decades of finance processes designed for the batch world have tied the hands for finance professionals. Now, it’s about running in real time and understanding the impact of decisions before they are made. It’s time to reimagine everything, so we can do anything.

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Managing Risk in an Age of Complexity

Managing risk has never been so important for businesses, nor has it been so difficult. New global research commissioned by SAP has revealed that an increasingly complex business and risk environment is severely challenging companies. This Loudhouse Research survey of 1,010 executives with responsibility for governance, risk and compliance (GRC) found increasing risk and regulation complexity is now the biggest […]

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Oxford Economics White Paper: The Cloud Grows Up

In less than a decade, the cloud has gone from a distant vision to the mainstream of business technology. The results of this Oxford Economics study show that companies have become more realistic about both opportunities and challenges along their journey to the cloud.

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Run Finance A Simpler Way

To help companies compete in this constantly changing business world, finance executives and their teams must be more responsive and focus on delivering greater value. Along with a unique, enterprise-wide business perspective, finance needs simple and agile solutions to solve the next decade’s challenges and accommodate the shift to becoming a service organization within the company. This eBook outlines some […]

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The Future of Financial Planning and Analysis

In an increasingly competitive landscape, finance executives face many obstacles as they seek to support the business. Many of these hurdles stem from having disparate information systems — leaving finance unable to provide the real-time analysis needed to cope with escalating competitive pressure. These survey findings highlight the importance of financial planning and analysis (FP&A) to the enterprise and demonstrate […]

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